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'Beijing S Tiananmen Square' - 26 News Result(s)

  • China confirms 'emergency' near Tiananmen Square

    China confirms 'emergency' near Tiananmen Square

    Chinese police dealt with an "emergency" near Beijing's Tiananmen Square during a top government meeting last week, state media reported on Monday, after onlookers said they saw smoke in the area.

  • China celebrates Mao Zedong's birthday, but events scaled back

    China celebrates Mao Zedong's birthday, but events scaled back

    China celebrated the 120th birthday of Mao Zedong, the founder of modern China, on Thursday, but with scaled-back festivities as President Xi Jinping embarks on broad economic reforms which have unsettled leftists.

  • Chinese anti-veil 'beauty' campaign sows ugly tensions

    Chinese anti-veil 'beauty' campaign sows ugly tensions

    A Chinese government worker in the ancient Silk Road oasis of Kashgar beckons two women to her streetside stand and logs their details under the gaze of a surveillance camera. Their offence: wearing veils.

  • Tiananmen attack cost 'terrorists' $6500: China state media

    Tiananmen attack cost 'terrorists' $6500: China state media

    China's state broadcaster said a deadly attack in Tiananmen Square cost eight "terrorists" $6500 to execute, as a rights group reported dozens of arrests in connection with the incident.

  • Four Chinese flights diverted after bomb threats

    Four domestic Chinese flights were diverted today after bomb threats were received, state media reported, days after an attack rocked Tiananmen Square in the capital.

  • China state media calls for strong action after Tiananmen attack

    China state media calls for strong action after Tiananmen attack

    Chinese state media demanded severe punishment on Thursday for those behind what China said is a holy war aimed at Beijing, which it has blamed on Islamist militants from the restive Xinjiang region.

  • Tiananmen Square 'attack' embarrasses China's security regime

    Tiananmen Square 'attack' embarrasses China's security regime

    A "terrorist attack" in Beijing's Tiananmen Square, the symbolic heart of the Chinese state, represents an embarrassing failure for the nation's vast police and intelligence apparatus and shows it cannot plug all security vulnerabilities, analysts sa...

  • Tiananmen Square car fire was terror attack, says China

    Tiananmen Square car fire was terror attack, says China

    Chinese police have caught five suspects after a vehicle burst into flames on Beijing's Tiananmen Square in what police called a terrorist attack in which five people were killed.

  • Uighur group fears 'crackdown' after Tiananmen crash

    Uighur group fears 'crackdown' after Tiananmen crash

    An overseas Uighur rights group fears a "fierce state crackdown" by China on the largely Muslim ethnic minority after Monday's car crash at Tiananmen Square, it said on Wednesday.

  • Chinese police seek eight following Tiananmen attack

    Chinese police seek eight following Tiananmen attack

    A hotel manager says Chinese police are circulating a list of eight suspects wanted in connection with an apparent suicide car crash near Tiananmen Square in Beijing that killed five people and injured 38.

  • China suspects Tiananmen Square crash a suicide attack: sources

    China suspects Tiananmen Square crash a suicide attack: sources

    Chinese authorities suspect what initially appeared to be a car crash at Tiananmen Square on Monday was a suicide attack carried out by three men from the restive Xinjiang region who drove a vehicle into a crowd of bystanders and set it on fire.

  • China stifles discussion of deadly Tiananmen crash

    China stifles discussion of deadly Tiananmen crash

    A deadly car crash in Beijing's central Tiananmen Square received muted coverage in Chinese media on Tuesday, as a vast censorship apparatus suppressed unofficial accounts of the incident.

  • China probes Xinjiang connection to Tiananmen car deaths

    China probes Xinjiang connection to Tiananmen car deaths

    Chinese police are looking for two suspects from its restive Xinjiang region in connection with a "major incident", after five people were killed and dozens injured when a car ploughed into pedestrians and caught fire in Beijing's Tiananmen Square.

  • Five killed as car ploughs into crowd in Beijing's Tiananmen Square

    Five killed as car ploughs into crowd in Beijing's Tiananmen Square

    Five people were killed and dozens injured today, the government said, when a car ploughed into pedestrians and caught fire in Beijing's Tiananmen Square, the site of 1989 pro-democracy protests bloodily suppressed by the military.

  • Three killed as car ploughs into Beijing's Tiananmen Square

    Three killed as car ploughs into Beijing's Tiananmen Square

    Three people were killed and many injured on Monday, police said, when a car ploughed into pedestrians and caught fire in Beijing's Tiananmen Square, the site of 1989 pro-democracy protests bloodily suppressed by the government.

  • Hotel-style prison awaits China's Bo Xilai: inmates

    Hotel-style prison awaits China's Bo Xilai: inmates

    Fallen high-flyer Bo Xilai can expect hotel-style treatment at a jail for China's political elite, where he will enjoy comfortable surroundings but be constantly monitored by government agents, former prisoners say.

  • China arrests activist on subversion charge as crackdown deepens

    China arrests activist on subversion charge as crackdown deepens

    China has arrested an activist on a charge of subversion, his brother and a rights group said on Sunday, the second such arrest in less than two months and the latest sign that the authorities are hardening their stance toward dissent.

  • Turkey's 'standing man' to join ranks of icons?

    Turkey's 'standing man' to join ranks of icons?

    The image was stark: a silent, solitary figure standing in passive defiance to the Turkish prime minister's demand for protesters to clear Taksim Square in central Istanbul.

  • China blocks Tiananmen anniversary remembrance

    China blocks Tiananmen anniversary remembrance

    Chinese police blocked the gate of a cemetery housing victims of the Tiananmen crackdown on its 24th anniversary today, part of a sweeping annual effort to bar commemorations of the event.

  • 24th anniversary observed of Tiananmen Square protest crackdown

    24th anniversary observed of Tiananmen Square protest crackdown

    Activists in China are taking to social media to urge the public to wear black on the 24th anniversary of the bloody military crackdown on protesters who had camped out for weeks on Tiananmen Square.

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